1st December 2011

today's walk: Shoulthwaite - Dodd Crag - Rakefoot - Dalebottom - Shoulthwaite

Goat Crag from my starting point on the A591

lots of water in Shoulthwaite Gill

cool and calm at the weather forecast station in Shoultwaite farmyard

Shoulthwaite Gill from the bridge above the farm

Clough Head and Great Dodd seen over the A591 from the path higher up

looking up Shoulthwaite Gill from the path

Blencathra from the spot where I headed up left from the path

looking down on the A591 from high up on the hill

Bassenthwaite Lake and Skiddaw from the summit above Dodd Crag

Lonscale Fell and Blencathra from Dodd Crag

Blencathra from Dodd Crag

Skiddaw and Lonscale Fell from the grassy descent off Dodd Crag

looking back at Dodd Crag

very wet gateway with Skiddaw beyond

Bleaberry Fell from the same wet gateway

joining the path down from Walla Crag with Lonscale Fell and Blencathra ahead

Bassenthwaite Lake, Dodd and Keswick seen over the wall on the path down to Rakefoot

looking over Rakefoot Farm to Walla Crag

zooming in westwards from the track above Rakefoot Farm

very wet on this track looking south to Pike

Blencathra from the descent to the A591

zooming in on the winter's first snow on Helvellyn

High Rigg from the lane above Dalebottom

today's hill, Dodd Crag, from Brown Beck, flowing off High Rigg

Goat Crag from my return path below High Rigg

zooming in north to Lonscale Felland Great Calva

looking back north along my return track